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Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 20th day of the 2015 General Session:
DEADLINE: Scores of bills died in both houses when they failed ...

Bill on city deposits central to problem in Shoshoni, other towns

State law requires depositing municipal funds in a bank, and Shoshoni has no banks.

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming House of Representatives has advanced a ...

Fremont County Public Health says whooping cough reported in area

Pertussis can be deadly to small infants and children.

Cases of pertussis in school-aged children have been reported to Fremont County Public ...

Recreation board awards $270K; figure might be a record

The Fremont County School District 25 Recreation Board has approved roughly $270,000 this year to local organizations.
"I think we set a record," said board ...

Measles spreading to neighboring states; no cases seen in Wyoming

Wyoming has not reported a case of the measles since 2010, but local health officials say the state is not immune to a recent outbreak of the disease linked to ...

Today

Births
MASSEY
A daughter was born to Leanne Gonzales of Lander and Larry Massey of Lander at 9:25 p.m. Dec. 27, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at ...

Wyoming State 4-H Foundation gives $13,000 to Fremont County

Financial support from the Wyoming State 4-H Foundation to county 4-H programs in fiscal year 2014 was roughly $242,000.
Financial assistance varied per ...

Ashes on the shelf

County saddled with 17 human remains unclaimed by families

On shelves in the Fremont County Coroner's property rooms sit 17 plastic boxes, 6 inches ...

Two operas showing Saturday at library

Lander MetOpera will present a doubleheader starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lander Library.
The Metropolitan Opera will show two short operas: Peter ...

BLM seeking comment on assessment

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on the environmental assessment for the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District portion of the August 2015 ...

'We'd rather pay $4 a gallon'

Family hit by low oil layoff would take job over lower prices

Second in a series

There's been more family time recently in the Balderston home. ...

Career-tech scholarship trimmed by Legislature

CHEYENNE --A bill meant to establish a scholarship for career-technical students has passed in the Wyoming House of Representatives, but only after lawmakers ...

Committee forwards investigator bill

CHEYENNE -- The Senate Revenue Committee on Thursday narrowly approved a bill that would create a special investigator position to look into any future ...

Three dozen sessions at Farm and Ranch Days

Brucellosis, heifer selection, cheatgrass and the new farm bill are among the topics that will be covered at the 31st annual Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days ...

Intoxicated Ethete man's death ruled accidental

The death of a 25-year-old Ethete man whose body was found Jan. 2 in a vehicle on Mill Creek Road has been labeled an accident.
Autopsy reports show Sheldon ...

The way it was: Scout breakfast -- 1957

It was very cold and very dark outside when local business and civic leaders showed up at the Riverton American Legion hall at 6 a.m. on a February Thursday to ...

Digest

Avalanche warning in effect
JACKSON -- The Bridger Teton Avalanche Center is warning that skiers or snowboarders could be in danger of triggering wet ...

Maker Space

Fort Washakie students learn how to use 3-D printers in high-tech lab

Seventh-graders from Fort Washakie Middle School make a weekly trip to Maker ...

UW Extension hosting pasture workshop

University of Wyoming Extension is presenting "Cows, horses, grass ... how to make the best of what you've got" on Friday at the Frank B. Wise Business Plaza in ...

Road projects funded by 1 percent tax advanced by county

Three roads projects, two paid for by optional 1 percent tax revenue, moved forward based on decisions at the Fremont County Commission meeting Feb. 3.
One 1 ...

 
 

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